Capital Repertory Theatre is pleased to be the first and only professional resident theatre of the Capital Region. A proud member of LORT (League of Resident Theatres), theREP is dedicated “to create meaningful theatre with an authentic connection to the community we serve.” Internships are designed for undergraduate or graduate students to have an in-depth experience of working in a not-for-profit theatre company and to have a better understanding of the industry and chosen career path. Training can be supplemented with discussions and workshops with directors, designers and senior staff who provide insight into the overall management of the company. Interns’ relationships with their supervisor ensure that they are not only gaining valuable skills but also receiving support and feedback. Internships are part-time, 12-20 hours per week, in the Fall and Spring semesters. They run Monday through Friday with occasional nights and weekends.
All internships are unpaid, but can count towards educational credit.
Research and dramaturgy internship works closely with the Assistant to the Artistic Director. This position will gather information and research for the study guides that are sent out to teachers for the student matinees and touring productions. This position will also assist with the NEXT ACT! PLAY FESTIVAL. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, interested in theatre and have previous writing and play reading experience. Please submit a brief writing sample, 500 words or less, with application.
TECHNICAL AND PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
(Not available between May and September.)
This internship assists the Production Manager and assigned shop manager. This position will focus on one of four disciplines; props, costumes, lighting and sound or set construction depending on the technical needs of the shows of that season. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of two years technical experience or other relevant job training. Interns must be able to work independently, be detail-oriented and a self-starter.
theREP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. theREP champions diversity throughout the organization and in the community and strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.
Candidates selected for consideration will be contacted for an interview. Interviews are required and can be completed either in person, on the telephone or on Skype.
COMPANY MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
Under our Company Manager, this intern will work one on one with visiting artists, making sure the day-to-day needs of all company members are taken care of. In addition, the intern will have a role in our on site casting office. Duties include: set up and clean up of cast meals, compiling information for visiting artists and members of the press, creating welcome baskets, and filing casting paperwork. It’s a great opportunity to experience our company as a whole.
HOW TO APPLY
Completed applications MUST INCLUDE application for internship form, cover letter and resume. Submit only completed applications to Katherine Stephens, Education Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail applications to Katherine Stephens, Internship Program, Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady, NY 12305.
If interested in other internship possibilities in the theatre please visit www.proctors.org/internships